Aller is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset.

Other places in the parish include: Oath.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1598

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Parishes adjacent to Aller

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALLER, a village and a parish in Langport district, Somerset. The village stands near the river Parret and the Durston and Yeovil railway, 2½ miles N of Langport; and has a post office under Taunton. This is said to be the place where Guthrum and his Danes were baptized after their defeat by Alfred at Edington. The parish includes also the tything of Oath. Acres, 3,651. Real property, £6,454. Pop., 518. Houses, 115. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £623. Patron, Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The church was restored in 1861. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £8. Dr. Ralph Cudworth, the author of the “Intellectual System of the Uuiverse,” was a native; and his father was rector. A detachment of Goring’s army was defeated, in 1645, on Aller Moor.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Aller, 7¼ miles W. Somerton. P. 599.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

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England, Somerset, Aller – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Aller, 1841-1891 Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Somerset, Aller – Church records ( 7 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Aller, 1598-1811 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)
Bishop’s transcripts for Aller, 1598-1835 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)
Church records, 1747, 1806-1868 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)
Copy of the customs of the Manor of Aller, 1749 Author: Manor of Aller (Somerset); Aller (Somerset); Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)
England, Somerset, Aller, parish registers, 1560-1966 Author: Somerset Record Office
Marriages at Aller, 1560-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)
Parish registers for Aller, 1560-1900 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)

England, Somerset, Aller – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Aller, Somerset, England

England, Somerset, Aller – Land and property ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for Aller, 1766-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Somersetshire)

England, Somerset, Aller – Manors ( 1 )
Copy of the customs of the Manor of Aller, 1749 Author: Manor of Aller (Somerset); Aller (Somerset); Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)

England, Somerset, Aller – Officials and employees ( 1 )
Copy of the customs of the Manor of Aller, 1749 Author: Manor of Aller (Somerset); Aller (Somerset); Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)

England, Somerset, Aller – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Copy of the customs of the Manor of Aller, 1749 Author: Manor of Aller (Somerset); Aller (Somerset); Church of England. Parish Church of Aller (Somersetshire)
Overseers’ accounts, 1790-1825 Author: Aller (Somerset)

England, Somerset, Aller – Public records ( 1 )
King Sedgemoor book, 1797-1889 Author: Aller (Somerset)

England, Somerset, Aller – Schools ( 1 )
Admission registers of Aller Church of England School, 1898-1946 Author: Aller Church of England School (Somerset)

England, Somerset, Aller – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for Aller, 1766-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Somersetshire)

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Administration

  • County: Somerset
  • Civil Registration District: Langport
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells
  • Diocese: Bath and Wells
  • Rural Deanery: Ilchester
  • Poor Law Union: Langport
  • Hundred: Somerton
  • Province: Canterbury

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